WASHINGTON, Jan 29- In a rare move, oil major Shell on Thursday backed a resolution proposed by activist investors to force the company to recognize climate change risks by improving its transparency. The announcement coincided with Shell saying Thursday that it would cut $15 billion in spending but continue to drill in Alaska's Arctic. South Africa's Sasol...» Read More
I know I've blogged about green building before, but humor me if you will, because I'm not going to let Earth Day go by without reminding everyone of the enormous and growing potentials of going green at home. Now I'm no Al Gore, but one trip to the International Home Builders Show in Orlando a few months ago had me ready to rip out my century-old insulation and put a timer on every light switch.
Back on April 2, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that is the basis for Cramer’s weeklong “Green Day” series, in which the Court effectively made it profitable to start investing in companies that help cut back on pollution and clean up the environment. Today he's talking water.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Welcome to the third installment of Cramer’s Green Day picks – those stocks that could now make you money after the April 2 Supreme Court decision in Massachusetts v. EPA.
Eurostar, the passenger train service linking London and mainland Europe, set a target on Tuesday to cut CO2 emissions by 25% per passenger by 2012.
Now that the Supreme Court has forced the EPA to start doing its job, it’s time to think about specific sectors and companies that are leveraged to a cleaner environment. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Cramer is finally getting behind "green" companies - all because of a little Supreme Court decision handed down two weeks ago. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Some of the world’s most popular music artists will perform in an unprecedented, global 24-hour concert event to raise funds and awareness to combat global warning, the event’s executive producer told CNBC’s Bill Griffeth on “Power Lunch.”
Frank from Atlanta asks about platinum and wonders if this precious metal is going higher? Then, Otis from Indiana asks about buying stock in the hedge fund industry. Specifically, he wonders if Fortress Investment Group (FIG) is a buy...
The court, in a 5-4 ruling in its first case on climate change, declared that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act.
Treasury Chief Gordon Brown announced a surprise income tax cut as he forecast continued strong growth for the British economy in his 11th -- and almost certainly last -- annual budget on Wednesday.
The Belgian government agreed on fresh budgetary measures to cut pollution and counter climate change, yet kept its overall 2007 target on a surplus of 0.3% of gross domestic product.
Confronted with congressional concerns about global warming, the leaders of the U.S. auto industry are highlighting their work to develop alternative vehicles and asserting that the burdens of climate change cannot fall to one industry alone.
When his environmental-apocalypse film An Inconvenient Truth won the Academy Award for Best Documentary feature last night, Al Gore jested, "My fellow Americans, I’m going to take this opportunity here and now to formally announce my intentions..." Immediately, a debate came to a boil: Is the former vice president -- and 2000 presidential candidate -- considering another White House run?
European Union environment ministers said Tuesday they would cut overall carbon dioxide emissions 20% from 1990 levels by the year 2020, adding that they were ready to go to 30% if other industrialized nations matched their efforts.
President Bush's call for increased use of ethanol is likely to increase fuel costs and greenhouse emissions because more fossil fuel will be required to produce the alternative fuel, say energy experts.
Kermit the Frog may think, “It ain’t easy being green,” but the 10-foot-tall frog on the placard welcoming you to the Bosch display at the International Home Builders Show in Orlando, Fla., might beg to differ. Bosch has long been at the forefront of energy-efficient, or “green” appliances, but the company now stands at the front of a very long line of companies turning their attentions to energy conservation.
When people hear the word construction, some may see the brown of mud and soil, or the gray of concrete. But top home builders and suppliers envision -- green. CNBC's Diana Olick reports from the 2007 International Builders' Show, where firms are "cashing in" on environmental awareness.
Green isn't just cool for Hollywood, it's glamorous for high-end real estate. And one green-friendly real-estate development company is cozying up to celebrities, to launch its new environmentally-friendly apartment building -- right at the western entrance to Beverly Hills. I spoke with David Margulies, the CEO of New Pacific Realty, about being green in Beverly Hills, and the power of a celebrity endorsement.
Are humans responsible for global warming--or not? A new report says--yes. Scientists from 113 countries issued the report Friday--saying they have little doubt global warming is caused by man, and predicting that hotter temperatures and rises in sea level will “continue for centuries” no matter how much humans control their pollution.